Bortolotti: DTM would be a great option

Bortolotti: DTM would be a great option

Mirko Bortolotti admits that a switch to DTM would be favourable for the 2012 racing season, but acknowledges that there are a number of options which will require time to organise. This year, the Trento-born driver comfortably sealed the Formula 2 title thanks to victories in nearly half of the championship’s races. Read more…

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  1. Thursday 15 December 2011

  2. Bortolotti: DTM would be a great option 09:30

    Bortolotti: DTM would be a great option

    Mirko Bortolotti admits that a switch to DTM would be favourable for the 2012 racing season, but acknowledges that there are a number of options which will…

    F2
  3. Monday 21 November 2011

  4. Exclusive interview with Mirko Bortolotti 09:00

    Exclusive interview with Mirko Bortolotti

    Mirko Bortolotti returned to the wheel of a Formula 1 car in Abu Dhabi last week, taking part in the final day of the Young Driver test for Williams. The…

    F1
  5. Wednesday 9 November 2011

  6. Williams confirms Bottas and Bortolotti for test 15:31

    Williams confirms Bottas and Bortolotti for test

    Williams has officially announced that Valtteri Bottas and Mirko Bortlotti will be testing at next week’s Young Driver session in Abu Dhabi. The Finn, team…

    F1
  7. Sunday 30 October 2011

  8. Bortolotti wins to set new F2 record 13:04

    Bortolotti wins to set new F2 record

    Mirko Bortolotti has completed his Formula 2 championship year by celebrating a double success in Barcelona, with Sunday’s victory coming after his Race 1 win…

    F2
  9. Bortolotti grabs final pole position of season 08:15

    Bortolotti grabs final pole position of season

    Mirko Bortolotti has claimed the final Formula 2 pole position of the 2011 season in Barcelona on Sunday, with the Champion and yesterday’s winner now aiming…

    F2
  10. Saturday 29 October 2011

  11. Bortolotti storms to Race 1 victory 15:01

    Bortolotti storms to Race 1 victory

    Mirko Bortolotti claimed victory during the opening race of the weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya on Saturday, leading home Miki Monrás by 8.771 seconds. The…

    F2
  12. Bortolotti clinches pole in Barcelona 09:55

    Bortolotti clinches pole in Barcelona

    Mirko Bortolotti will start from pole position for Saturday afternoon’s first Formula 2 race of the weekend in Barcelona. The Champion will share the front…

    F2
  13. Thursday 20 October 2011

  14. Bortolotti tests on Williams simulator 14:33

    Bortolotti tests on Williams simulator

    Formula 2 Champion Mirko Bortolotti was in Grove on Wednesday in order to sample the Williams Formula 1 simulator prior to his test outing in Abu Dhabi. The…

    F1
  15. Tuesday 11 October 2011

  16. Bortolotti open to DTM seat in 2012 02:02

    Bortolotti open to DTM seat in 2012

    Newly-crowned Formula 2 Champion Mirko Bortolotti says a move away from single seater racing is not out of the question in 2012, with the Italian driver keen to…

    DTM
  17. 02:01

    Video: Mirko Bortolotti - 2011 F2 Champion

    F2
  18. Exclusive interview with Mirko Bortolotti 02:00

    Exclusive interview with Mirko Bortolotti

    Mirko Bortolotti sealed the Formula 2 crown in dominant fashion at Monza just over a week ago, earning the prize of an outing in Williams F1 machinery later…

    F2
  19. Monday 3 October 2011

  20. Bortolotti: No words can explain how I feel 11:14

    Bortolotti: No words can explain how I feel

    Mirko Bortolotti was one of two drivers to clinch a European junior formulae title at the weekend, picking up the Formula 2 crown in dominant fashion at Monza…

    F2
  21. Frank Williams commends F2 Champion Bortolotti 09:20

    Frank Williams commends F2 Champion Bortolotti

    Sir Frank Williams, Team Principal of the Williams Formula 1 team, has praised new Formula 2 Champion Mirko Bortolotti, who predictably sealed the title at…

    F2
  22. Sunday 2 October 2011

  23. Bortolotti crowned F2 Champion at Monza 14:39

    Bortolotti crowned F2 Champion at Monza

    Mirko Bortolotti has sealed the 2011 Formula 2 title courtesy of a dominant victory in the final race of the weekend at Monza. The Austro-Italian driver crossed…

    F2
  24. Bortolotti takes pole for Race 2 10:09

    Bortolotti takes pole for Race 2

    Mirko Bortolotti will start what could be a championship deciding second race from pole position at Monza this afternoon, having set the overall fastest time of…

    F2
  25. Friday 30 September 2011

  26. Bortolotti still quickest in Italy 16:02

    Bortolotti still quickest in Italy

    Formula 2 championship leader Mirko Bortolotti continued to top the timesheets in the second practice session at Monza, staged on Friday afternoon. With his…

    F2
  27. Bortolotti ahead in first Monza practice 11:30

    Bortolotti ahead in first Monza practice

    Formula 2 championship leader Mirko Bortolotti set the pace in first practice at Monza on Friday morning. With a best effort of 1:40.814, the Italian led the…

    F2
  28. Tuesday 20 September 2011

  29. Zanella: Bortolotti can still be stopped 08:41

    Zanella: Bortolotti can still be stopped

    Christopher Zanella believes Mirko Bortolotti can still be beaten to this year’s Formula 2 title. Heading into the next rounds at Monza – the penultimate…

    F2
  30. Tuesday 13 September 2011

  31. Leader Bortolotti not changing approach 09:04

    Leader Bortolotti not changing approach

    Mirko Bortolotti has insisted that he will not be modifying his tactics, with just four rounds remaining in this year’s Formula 2 championship. Heading to…

    F2
  32. Sunday 28 August 2011

  33. Bortolotti loses Red Bull Ring pole 11:35

    Bortolotti loses Red Bull Ring pole

    Mirko Bortolotti has been stripped of pole position for this afternoon's race at the Red Bull Ring, with the Italian deemed to have blocked a rival in…

    F2
  34. Bortolotti seizes Race 2 pole position 09:25

    Bortolotti seizes Race 2 pole position

    Mirko Bortolotti will start the second race of the weekend at the Red Bull Ring from pole position, having outpaced his rivals with a time of 1:20.536 this…

    F2
  35. Friday 26 August 2011

  36. Bortolotti still ahead in Austria 14:36

    Bortolotti still ahead in Austria

    Mirko Bortolotti continued to top the timesheets as F2 moved into its second Friday practice session at Austria’s Red Bull Ring. The 21-year-old championship…

    F2
  37. Bortolotti quickest at Red Bull Ring 10:15

    Bortolotti quickest at Red Bull Ring

    Formula 2 championship leader Mirko Bortolotti has topped Friday’s opening practice session at the Austrian Red Bull Ring. The Italian led the way with a best…

    F2
  38. Thursday 18 August 2011

  39. GPUpdate’s One 2 Watch: Mirko Bortolotti 04:00

    GPUpdate’s One 2 Watch: Mirko Bortolotti

    On selected Thursdays across Formula 1’s European season, GPUpdate.net shares an insight into the up and coming stars of tomorrow. We talked with Formula 2…

    F1
  40. Wednesday 10 August 2011

  41. Bortolotti: We must keep pushing 14:11

    Bortolotti: We must keep pushing

    Formula 2 championship leader Mirko Bortolotti says he will not change his mindset during the final three rounds of the season, with the Trento-born driver…

    F2
  42. Sunday 24 July 2011

  43. Bortolotti grabs Race 2 pole at Brands 11:07

    Bortolotti grabs Race 2 pole at Brands

    Mirko Bortolotti will start this afternoon’s second race at Brands Hatch from pole position, with the Italian posting a stunning effort of 1:15.730 to claim…

    F2
  44. Saturday 23 July 2011

  45. Grid penalty drops Bortolotti to eighth 14:48

    Grid penalty drops Bortolotti to eighth

    Formula 2 championship leader Mirko Bortolotti has been handed a five-place grid drop for this afternoon’s first race of the weekend at Brands Hatch. The…

    F2
  46. Friday 22 July 2011

  47. Bortolotti fastest in first Brands practice 12:17

    Bortolotti fastest in first Brands practice

    Mirko Bortolotti topped the timesheets in Formula 2’s first practice session at Brands Hatch on Friday. With the only sub-1:18.000 lap time, the Italian led…

    F2
  48. Tuesday 19 July 2011

  49. Zanella aiming to beat Bortolotti in qualifying 09:53

    Zanella aiming to beat Bortolotti in qualifying

    Halfway through this year’s Formula 2 season, Italy’s Mirko Bortolotti tops the standings from Swiss newcomer Christopher Zanella. Heading to Brands Hatch…

    F2
  50. Sunday 3 July 2011

  51. Bortolotti completes perfect weekend 13:10

    Bortolotti completes perfect weekend

    Mirko Bortolotti achieved a clean sweep of pole positions and race victories at the Nürburgring on Sunday afternoon, taking another dominant win ahead of Will…

    F2
  52. Bortolotti fastest in ultra-close qualifying 09:00

    Bortolotti fastest in ultra-close qualifying

    Mirko Bortolotti took his second successive pole position at the Nürburgring on Saturday morning, narrowly topping the timing screens ahead of Tobias Hegewald.…

    F2
  53. Saturday 2 July 2011

  54. Bortolotti wins Race 1 at the Nürburgring 13:45

    Bortolotti wins Race 1 at the Nürburgring

    Mirko Bortolotti took a commanding victory at the Nürburgring this afternoon, extending his championship lead to a healthy 12 points. The Italian made…

    F2
  55. Bortolotti storms to Race 1 pole 09:15

    Bortolotti storms to Race 1 pole

    Mirko Bortolotti stamped his authority over the rest of the Formula 2 field at the Nürburgring this morning, claiming pole position for the first race of the…

    F2
  56. Sunday 26 June 2011

  57. Bortolotti wins second race at Spa 14:10

    Bortolotti wins second race at Spa

    Mirko Bortolotti took his second victory of the 2011 season at Spa-Francorchamps this afternoon, dominating Race 2 at the iconic venue. The Italian had to fend…

    F2
  58. Saturday 25 June 2011

  59. Pole-sitter Bortolotti penalised after qualifying 13:02

    Pole-sitter Bortolotti penalised after qualifying

    Formula 2 pole position winner Mirko Bortolotti has been stripped of his Saturday pole position at Spa-Francorchamps. The Italian will now start third for being…

    F2
  60. Bortolotti on pole, Brundle third at Spa 09:50

    Bortolotti on pole, Brundle third at Spa

    Championship leader Mirko Bortolotti will line up on pole position for this afternoon’s first Formula 2 race of the weekend in Belgium. After posting a…

    F2
  61. Saturday 16 April 2011

  62. Bortolotti takes comfortable Race 1 victory 14:48

    Bortolotti takes comfortable Race 1 victory

    Mirko Bortolotti achieved a lights to flag victory at Silverstone this afternoon, getting his season off to the perfect start by earning the maximum points…

    F2
  63. Bortolotti secures first F2 pole of 2011 11:30

    Bortolotti secures first F2 pole of 2011

    Mirko Bortolotti stormed to pole position during the first qualifying session of the 2011 Formula 2 campaign, with the Italian driver posting a personal best…

    F2
  64. Wednesday 9 March 2011

  65. Bortolotti makes F2 return in 2011 19:40

    Bortolotti makes F2 return in 2011

    Mirko Bortolotti will be making his F2 comeback in 2011, with the Italian being confirmed for the upcoming season on Wednesday. After competing in the inaugural…

    F2
  66. Tuesday 21 December 2010

  67. ‘Disappointed’ Bortolotti looking away from F1 10:46

    ‘Disappointed’ Bortolotti looking away from F1

    It was revealed last week that 2008 Italian Formula 3 Champion Mirko Bortolotti is no longer part of Ferrari’s Driver Academy, which moves into its second…

    F1
  68. Wednesday 15 December 2010

  69. Bortolotti and Zampieri out of Ferrari Driver Academy 12:29

    Bortolotti and Zampieri out of Ferrari Driver Academy

    Italians Mirko Bortolotti and Daniel Zampieri are no longer part of Ferrari’s Driver Academy, it has been confirmed, with the scheme having come to the end of…

    F1
  70. Saturday 9 October 2010

  71. Italy's BVM Target team to enter in 2011 03:37

    Italy's BVM Target team to enter in 2011

    World Series by Renault organisers have confirmed that a thirteenth team, BVM Target, will be joining the championship next year. The Italian squad will…

    FR 3.5
  72. Monday 12 July 2010

  73. Bortolotti relegated to 13th for Gutiérrez shove 11:35

    Bortolotti relegated to 13th for Gutiérrez shove

    It has been confirmed by GP3 race stewards that Addax driver Mirko Bortolotti, who finished second in Silverstone's Sunday race, has been demoted by 20 seconds…

    GP3
  74. Wednesday 19 May 2010

  75. Ferrari Driver Academy regroups in Italy 13:34

    Ferrari Driver Academy regroups in Italy

    The Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) moved into the third stage of its 2010 programme on Tuesday as Jules Bianchi, Mirko Bortolotti and Daniel Zampieri took to the…

    F1
  76. Monday 8 March 2010

  77. Ferrari adds three drivers to academy 10:11

    Ferrari adds three drivers to academy

    Ferrari has announced that a trio of new names has been added to its driver academy (FDA) for this year. Joining F3 Euroseries Champion and GP2 driver are Mirko…

    F1
  78. Wednesday 20 January 2010

  79. Bortolotti in no rush to enter F1 15:54

    Bortolotti in no rush to enter F1

    Mirko Bortolotti has said that he will not be distracted by rumours linking him to a Formula 1 drive and will instead continue to focus on his imminent future…

    F2
  80. Wednesday 11 November 2009

  81. Bortolotti looking forward to F1 test 13:49

    Bortolotti looking forward to F1 test

    Mirko Bortolotti is excited about driving a Formula One car for the second time after Toro Rosso offered him the opportunity to do so at Jerez next month. The…

    F1
  82. Tuesday 10 November 2009

  83. Bortolotti to join Toro Rosso at Jerez test 09:43

    Bortolotti to join Toro Rosso at Jerez test

    Scuderia Toro Rosso has confirmed to GPUpdate.net that Formula 2 driver Mirko Bortolotti will be joining the Faenza team for the upcoming Jerez test. The…

    F1
  84. Tuesday 20 October 2009

  85. Bortolotti joins Carlin for Hockenheim finale 13:06

    Bortolotti joins Carlin for Hockenheim finale

    Italy's Mirko Bortolotti will be racing with the Carlin team for the final two races of this season's championship at the weekend. The Formula 2 racer…

    F3
  86. Wednesday 26 August 2009

  87. F2 driver Bortolotti linked with Ferrari 14:30

    F2 driver Bortolotti linked with Ferrari

    Formula Two race winner Mirko Bortolotti continues to be linked with the second race seat at the Ferrari team in the absence of the injured Felipe Massa.…

    F1
  88. Saturday 18 July 2009

  89. Penalties for five drivers after Friday qualifying 12:06

    Penalties for five drivers after Friday qualifying

    Following Friday's first qualifying session at Brands Hatch, five drivers have received penalties from the stewards which reshapes the grid ahead of Saturday's…

    F2
  90. Friday 26 June 2009

  91. Bortolotti hoping to keep lead at Spa 12:22

    Bortolotti hoping to keep lead at Spa

    Mirko Bortolotti is planning to maintain his championship lead as Formula 2 moves to Spa-Francorchamps this weekend. With the Italian just a single point ahead…

    F2
  92. Saturday 20 June 2009

  93. Maiden win for Bortolotti in first Brno race 15:05

    Maiden win for Bortolotti in first Brno race

    Mirko Bortolotti has won the opening race this afternoon at Brno, Czech Republic, and taken the points lead in the 2009 FIA Formula Two Championship. Fellow…

    F2
  94. Monday 2 February 2009

  95. Italian F3 champion Bortolotti joins F2 14:42

    Italian F3 champion Bortolotti joins F2

    Red Bull has signed Italian F3 champion Mirko Bortlotti as part of its junior driver programme, and placed him in the FIA Formula Two Championship for the 2009…

    F2
  96. Thursday 27 November 2008

  97. Italian F3 drivers enjoy F1 debut at Ferrari 10:13

    Italian F3 drivers enjoy F1 debut at Ferrari

    The top three in this year's Italian Formula 3 series were invited by Ferrari to enjoy a day of testing at Ferrari's home track Fiorano as a gift for their…

    F1
  98. Thursday 23 October 2008

  99. Ferrari to offer three young F3 drivers F1 test 10:43

    Ferrari to offer three young F3 drivers F1 test

    On 26th November, Scuderia Ferrari and the ACI-CSAI (the governing body of motor sport in Italy) will organise a day of testing at the Fiorano circuit, aimed at…

    F1
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